(May 1965)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Where Strides The Behemoth! (Table of Contents)

Giant-Man; Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Sol Brodsky ? (alterations)
Inks:
Chic Stone; Sol Brodsky ? (alterations)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; Hidden Man
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

alterations on figure of Giant-Man and Wasp possibly by Sol Brodsky. Info per Nick Caputo. Original version can be seen here: http://www.comics.org/issue/391814/

The Mystery of the Hidden Man and his Rays of Doom (Table of Contents)

Giant-Man and the Wonderful Wasp / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; Hidden Man; Loko
Synopsis:
The Hidden Man and his henchman Loko try and gain the powers of Giant-Man, failing miserably when Wasp steps in to save the day.
Reprints:

Where Strides the Behemoth (Table of Contents)

The Incredible Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Frank Giacoia [as Frank Ray]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Glenn Talbot; Russians (villains); Kanga Kahn (villain); Hakun Gantu (villain)
Synopsis:
The Hulk beats on the Russians bad enough that when he decides to leap away, they don't try to stop him. Jumping all the way to the Himalayas, the Hulk is finally tired out and transforms to Banner just in time to be menaced by a local bandit chieftan. Talbot catches up with Bruce in this hairy predicament and when their captors are attacked by a rival band of raiders, Bruce and Glenn fall off a cliff to their death?
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mails to Astonish / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from Timothy Scott, Timothy Gwozdy, and Walt Smith. Includes the Mighty Marvel Checklist.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Where Strides The Behemoth!
    Giant-Man; Hulk
  2. 1. The Mystery of the Hidden Man and his Rays of Doom
    Giant-Man and the Wonderful Wasp
  3. 2. Where Strides the Behemoth
    The Incredible Hulk
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Mails to Astonish
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kevin C
  • Nick Caputo
  • Katie
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Peter Croome
  • Benjamin Beck
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose